Sunday, August 23rd – 4:30-6:30 pm
Take a stroll through the history of the jazz piano with Macy Blackman

Piano Professor Macy Blackman takes a musicologist's stroll through the history of jazz piano in a couple of sets on Sunday, the 23rd, with Bing Nathan on bass. Macy has often graced our stage with his band the Mighty Fines, playing the fabulous … [Read more...]

Saturday, July 11th – 7:30 to 10 pm
The Grant Levin Quartet
plays Bird & Beckett’s jazz club!
when lights are low…

Grant Levin will be in the shop with bassist Chris Amberger, playing informally as a duo from 4-6 pm... plan to just browse around, as the chairs won't be set out 'til 7:00 for "jazz club" -- our regular Saturday night date -- which will swing into … [Read more...]

Sunday, May 10th – 4:30-6:30 pm
Gaea Schell Quartet

Pianist Gaea Schell joined by Jeffrey Burr on guitar, John Wiitala on bass and Tony Johnson on drums. Gaea, in the judgment of Albert 'Tootie' Heath, "plays the heck out of the piano with them small hands." Known among her peers for swinging … [Read more...]

Sunday, February 22nd – 4:30-6:30 pm
Denise Perrier / Tammy Hall Trio
w/bassist Gary Brown

Vocalist Denise Perrier was born in Louisiana but moved with her family to the East Bay Area at the age of five, and has had a thirty-year career performing in the Bay Area and touring Europe, Latin America, and Asia. Along the way, she's been … [Read more...]

Saturday, February 14th – 8-11 pm
jazz club… when lights are low
The Grant Levin Quartet
featuring Noel Jewkes

jazz club...     when lights are low every Saturday night from 8 to 11 pm Noel Jewkes --saxophone Grant Levin --piano Joe McKinley --bass Hamir Atwal -- drums   Grant Levin's beautifully supple mastery of the piano, his feel for … [Read more...]